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Arthur Douglas Crease Letters, Diaries and Scrapbooks

Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease of Victoria to his brother Lindley Crease and his mother Sarah Crease; instructions for the offensive of July 26, 1917; a regimental notebook, diaries and scrapbook. Learn more.

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BC Archives MS-0055BC Archives MS-2879



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Frid Aug 18 Inspected as a Brigade at Ouderdam by Sam Hughes. Went for a walk with Bridgman thro Locre & past Hyde Pk Corner. V. fine avenue.

Sat 19 Orders for France.

Sund 20 Division started on road march for St. Omer. Passed through Abiele - near there saw Corp'l Jno Greig CAMC attached to CAMC Sub Park. Reached our billet at a farm near Steenvoorde. V. comfortable farm house.

Mon 21 Aug Fine. Orderly off'r. Start 8 am. Fine view while passing over Cassel Hill at Zuytpeene saw Bill Rochfort. Signalling school. Passed thro Noordpeene & then halted for lunch at 12:40. Rather hot. Reached Merckeghem our billet by 5 pm. Good quarters.

BC Archives, MS-2879 Box 82 File 2 / CREASE FAMILY / Diary of Arthur Douglas Crease, 1915 - 1917.

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